Garden Minestrone 3 C vegetable broth 2 C water 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce 1 (15 oz) can stewed tomatoes 2 Tbsp dried parsley flakes 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano Salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp sugar 2 onions, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans 3 carrots, sliced 1 zucchini, chopped 1 C corn, frozen 2 C green beans, frozen ¼ of a head of cabbage, chopped 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans 2 C small pasta such as ditalini or elbow macaroni
In a large pot combine broth, water, tomato sauce, stewed tomatoes, parsley, garlic, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and sugar. Bring to a boil and allow to boil for about 5 minutes, then reduce heat to medium and add remaining ingredients except pasta. Simmer for about 1hour, stirring occasionally. Add pasta and cook for 20 more minutes or until pasta is cooked.